Elizabeth Jane Corbett

About me

When Elizabeth Jane Corbett isn’t writing, she works as a librarian, teaches Welsh and blogs at http:// elizabethjanecorbett.com. She is a reluctant gym member, a lover of red shoes, good coffee, dark chocolate, commuter cycling and, of course, historical fiction. In 2007, an early draft of her historical novel, Chrysalis, was short-listed for a manuscript development award. In 2009, her short story, Beyond the Blackout Curtain, won the Bristol Short Story Prize. More recently, her short story, The Wharfie, received a Highly Commended in the inaugural Boroondara Short Story competition. She has recently completed a complete re-draft her historical novel and is working on final edits prior to submission.

From my website

We that are left – an interview with Juliet Greenwood

Those who know me, won’t be surprised to hear me confess I have a slight (cough) interest in Wales. The landscape fills me with a sense of rightness, the language enchants me, Wales’ history both saddens and inspires me. When I get a chance to read Welsh historical novels by…

Hard drive issues – both personal and computer related

What causes a common cold? Who knows? I'm putting this one down to: The stress of a mammogram call back (everything is fine, thanks) Not getting enough time to work on my manuscript The excitement and challenge of doing an interview on Radio Cymru Working the weekend though I knew…

A media hat trick – my BBC Radio Cymru interview

This week I made a media hat trick. I have now been interviewed in a Welsh newspaper, on Welsh language television, and most recently on BBC radio Cymru. Yep, that’s right. I’m pretty much a household name in Wales. I would like to be able to call this week’s interview…

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